On This Day: Attack on Pearl Harbor

On the morning of December 7, 1941 Japan attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, HI. It led to the United States declaring war on Japan the next day, officially entering the U.S. into World War II. View the following videos to learn more about the attack, its significance, and its legacy through archival footage, the accounts of servicemen present that day, and expert analysis.

Pearl Harbor

History professor Craig Symonds, talked about the expectations of war with Japan before their strike on Pearl Harbor, and the shock of the American people that ensued after the attack.